Motor News International motorsport will be back at Cape Town’s Killarney raceway with the Gumtree World RX of SA on November 24 and 25. As it did for the first time in 2017, Cape Town will again host the final event of the 12-event world Rallycross championship. The season began in Barcelona in April and included races in Canada, the US, Europe, Latvia and Sweden. World RX is a combination of rallying and circuit racing with thrilling, head-to-head racing on mixed dirt and tar surfaces. The RX Supercars, wielding 450kW of power, are capable of blitzing from 0-100km/h in less than two seconds. Johan Kristoffersson of Sweden, who won at Killarney in 2017, has already wrapped up the 2018 world title in his Volkswagen Polo R, but says he’s gunning for another win. Former world champions Mattias Ekström and Peter Solberg are locked in a tight battle with Andreas Bakkerud for the runner-up position. French racing legend Sébastien Loeb, who won nine consecutive world rallying titles befor...

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